Thursday, March 13, 2014

Review: Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big Problem by Kevin DeYoung



About the book:
I’m too busy. We’ve all heard it, we’ve all said it. Sometimes being busy seems like the theme of our lives. Yet this frenetic pace poses a serious threat to our physical, social, and even spiritual well-being. In this mercifully short book about a really big problem, best-selling author Kevin DeYoung rejects the “busyness as usual” mindset, arguing that a life of constant chaos is far from what God intends. DeYoung helps us figure out a better way forward as he strikes a mature and well-reasoned balance between doing nothing and doing everything. With his usual warmth, humor, and honesty, DeYoung deftly attacks the widespread “crazy busy” epidemic and offers up the restful cure we’ve all been too busy to find.

My rating:
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My thoughts:

Crazy Busy was the perfect book for me to read, as lately I've been feeling "crazy busy". I liked how the book was written - conversational and friendly. I also liked how Kevin DeYoung admitted that busyness is something with which he struggles as well.

The book had a lot of great points and I ended up highlighting many sections/passages on my Kindle. The section on social media/the internet hit home and gave me several things to ponder.

Overall, a great read. I really enjoyed Crazy Busy. As the subtitle states: It's a mercifully short book about a really big problem.

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2 comments:

  1. I know many people who would probably benefit from reading this book!

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